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Regimental number1108
Place of birthRutherglen, Victoria
SchoolNorth Prentice State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoundary rider
AddressMilawa, via Wangaratta
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMiss S. Prendergast, Milawa, via Wangaratta
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date12 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A51 Chilka on 7 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 3 November 1917
Place of death or woundingBeersheeba, Palestine
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialBeersheba War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 39), Palestine
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Patrick and Louisa PRENDERGAST. Native of Rutherglen, Victoria
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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